Public Notice of CCNE Accreditation Visit and Invitation for Third Party Comments

Students and faculty in the nursing skills lab

The Hesston College Department of Nursing will be hosting a virtual accreditation visit by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on October 6-8, 2021. The purpose of this visit is to seek continuing nursing accreditation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.

In accordance with CCNE’s procedures, the Commission provides the opportunity for program constituents and other interested parties to submit, in writing, third-party comments concerning a program’s qualifications for accreditation.

Written third-party comments regarding the Hesston College BSN program must be received by CCNE no later than September 15. Only signed comments are accepted by CCNE. All third-party comments submitted to CCNE must be written in English, consistent with CCNE's policy on Conduct of Business in English.

CCNE shares third-party comments with members of the evaluation team prior to the visit, but at no time during the review process are these comments shared with the program. During its review of the program, the evaluation team considers third-party comments that relate to the accreditation standards.

If you have comments regarding the Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) program at Hesston College, please submit to

Or, if you prefer, mail comments to:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001